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NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT Mac Edition

Graphics Processor
G94
Cores
64
TMUs
32
ROPs
16
Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Bus Width
256 bit
The GeForce 9600 GT Mac Edition was a graphics card by NVIDIA, launched in December 2008. Built on the 65 nm process, and based on the G94 graphics processor, in its G94-300-A1 variant, the card supports DirectX 11.1. The G94 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 240 mm² and 505 million transistors. It features 64 shading units, 32 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. NVIDIA has placed 1,024 MB DDR2 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 600 MHz, memory is running at 266 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT Mac Edition draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 95 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI. GeForce 9600 GT Mac Edition is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 229 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
G94
GPU Variant
G94-300-A1
Architecture
Tesla
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
65 nm
Transistors
505 million
Die Size
240 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Dec 22nd, 2008
Generation
GeForce 9
(9600)
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews
151 in our database

Relative Performance

20%
GeForce 210
25%
GeForce 9400 GT
31%
Radeon HD 4550
40%
Radeon HD 5450
47%
Radeon HD 6450
49%
GeForce GT 520
61%
GeForce GT 220
80%
GeForce GT 430
81%
Radeon HD 5570
88%
Radeon HD 4670
92%
GeForce GT 440
94%
GeForce GT 240
100%
GeForce 9600 GT Mac Edition
108%
GeForce 9600 GT
115%
Radeon HD 5670
123%
GeForce GT 640
128%
GeForce 9800 GT
133%
Radeon HD 6670
137%
Radeon HD 4830
146%
Radeon HD 4770
154%
Radeon HD 4850
158%
GeForce GTS 250
162%
GeForce GTS 450
168%
Radeon HD 5750
192%
Radeon HD 7750
193%
Radeon HD 5770
197%
GeForce GTX 260
199%
Radeon HD 4870
200%
Radeon Vega 8
202%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
204%
GeForce GTX 650
215%
Radeon HD 5830
226%
Radeon HD 6790
230%
Radeon HD 4890
239%
GeForce GTX 460
241%
Radeon RX Vega 11
243%
GeForce GT 1030
245%
GeForce GTX 275
246%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
246%
GeForce GTX 280
251%
GeForce GTX 465
263%
Radeon HD 6850
268%
GeForce GTX 285
288%
Radeon HD 5850
293%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
293%
Radeon HD 7790
306%
Radeon RX 550
306%
GeForce GTX 470
317%
Radeon HD 6870
339%
Radeon HD 5870
349%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
351%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
358%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
359%
Radeon HD 6950
372%
GeForce GTX 295
376%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
379%
Radeon HD 7850
386%
GeForce GTX 480
404%
Radeon HD 6970
411%
Radeon R7 265
418%
Radeon RX 460
418%
Radeon R7 370
420%
GeForce GTX 660
421%
GeForce GTX 570
428%
Radeon RX 560
454%
GeForce GTX 950
458%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
469%
Radeon R9 270X
475%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
477%
GeForce GTX 580
481%
GeForce GTX 1050
482%
Radeon HD 7950
492%
Radeon HD 5970
506%
GeForce GTX 760
544%
GeForce GTX 670
558%
GeForce GTX 960
573%
Radeon R9 380
576%
Radeon R9 285
582%
Radeon HD 7970
588%
GeForce GTX 680
601%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
617%
GeForce GTX 770
632%
Radeon HD 6990
647%
Radeon R9 280X
656%
GeForce GTX 590
656%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
727%
GeForce GTX 780
753%
GeForce GTX 1650
800%
Radeon RX 470
811%
Radeon R9 290
855%
Radeon RX 570
865%
Radeon R9 390
870%
Radeon R9 290X
882%
GeForce GTX 970
893%
GeForce GTX TITAN
905%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
918%
Radeon R9 390X
922%
Radeon HD 7990
927%
Radeon RX 480
934%
GeForce GTX 690
985%
Radeon RX 580
1005%
GeForce GTX 980
1018%
Radeon R9 FURY
1018%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
1063%
Radeon RX 590
1120%
Radeon R9 295X2
1126%
GeForce GTX 1660
1139%
Radeon R9 FURY X
1158%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
1188%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
1293%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
1293%
GeForce GTX 1070
1376%
Radeon RX Vega 56
1459%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
1501%
Radeon RX Vega 64
1522%
GeForce GTX 1080
1522%
GeForce RTX 2060
1585%
Radeon RX 5700
1710%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
1772%
GeForce RTX 2070
1814%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
1835%
Radeon VII
1882%
TITAN X Pascal
1939%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
1960%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
2085%
GeForce RTX 2080
2210%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
2439%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
600 MHz
Shader Clock
1500 MHz
Memory Clock
266 MHz
532 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
DDR2
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
17.02 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
64
TMUs
32
ROPs
16
SM Count
8
L2 Cache
64 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
9.600 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
19.20 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
192.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
9 inches
229 mm
TDP
95 W
Suggested PSU
350 W
Outputs
2x DVI
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL
3.3
OpenCL
1.1
Vulkan
N/A
CUDA
1.1
Shader Model
4.0